Chris Hall

Chris Hall - Editor

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Minor in English and history, specializing in light dev edits and line editing in all romance genres, cozy mysteries, and proofreading.

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Overview

I'm an editor and proofreader specializing in romance and personal memoirs. I have a master's in education, minors in English and history, accredited through the Poynter University and a member of ACES (American Copy Editors). With 10 years experience, I have edited everything from paranormal, horror and romance to memoirs and nonfiction self-help books.
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Fiction
Fantasy
Holiday
Middle Grade
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense
Young Adult

Certifications

  • Aces Certificate in Editing through Poynter University

Work experience

Developmental and line editor, proofreading

Wolf Publishing
August, 2021 – Present (over 1 year)

I edit (developmental edit and line edit) for Wolf Publishing. We also do proofreading for the company.

Editor, acquisitions editor, proofreader

Melange Books LLC
April, 2014 – Present (over 8 years)

As an acquisitions editor, I helped sort through the slush pile for two anthlogies. I have edited and proofed dozens of books for Melange including short stories, contemporary romance, historical romance, Young Adult, horror, thrillers and romantic suspense. I remain a freelance editor for Melange.

Editor

Self-employed
October, 2013 – Present (about 9 years)

I am an editor specializing in romance and memoirs. My editing experience ranges from paranormal, thriller and horror to middle grade and self-help books. My history expertise encompasses the medieval, Regency/Victorian, and WWII eras. I follow Chicago Manual of Style and closely monitor the latest changes in the romance publishing industry.

Portfolio (39 selected works)

The Penguin's Progress: Memoirs of a WWII Dispatch Rider in His Majesty's Royal Air Force

Eric Merry, Aubrey Wynne

A young man sat on Biggin Hill in early 1940, watching an attack on the R.A.F. fighter station. As a German bomber spun out, chased by a British Spitfire, Eric knew what he wanted to do. The day he turned 18, he volunteered at the Air Ministry in Kingsway, London. Raised in a military family, his Marine father was disappointed with his choice. But both father and son served their country with ... read more

A young man sat on Biggin Hill in early 1940, watching an attack on the R.A.F. fighter station. As a German bomber spun out, chased by a British Spitfire, Eric knew what he wanted to do. The day he turned 18, he volunteered at the Air Ministry in Kingsway, London. Raised in a military family, his Marine father was disappointed with his choice. But both father and son served their country with ... read more

Sisterhood of Secrets

Monroe, Jennifer

Naughty or Nice: A Holiday Regency Anthology

Wolf, Bree, Baily, Sydney Jane, Sumner, Tracy, Edgewood, Fenna, Lane, Charlie, Monroe, Jennifer, Bond, Meredith

Those Regency Remingtons

Monroe, Jennifer

The Duchess Society

Sumner, Tracy

Diamonds of the First Water

Baily, Sydney Jane

The Debutante Dares

Lane, Charlie

Betrayed: (Stars and Badges Saga - Book 1)

Zeller, SJ, Cozens, Andrew, The Editing Hall

Family Ties

Diamond, Delaney

The Cordoba Agency

Diamond, Delaney

A Knitorious Murder Mystery

Davis, Reagan, Davis, Reagan , Davis , Reagan

Bellbrook Murder Mysteries

Davis, Reagan, Davis, Reagan

The Travels of Dr. Rebecca Harper

Woolsey, Elizabeth, Woolsey, Elizabeth

Seaside Inn Mystery

London, Rimmy, London, Rimmy

Once Upon A Widow

Wynne, Aubrey, Club, Wicked Earls', Legacy, Enduring, Wynne, Aubrey , Club, Wicked Earls

Forever with Me: A Memoir

Hutchinson, Susan

The Merry Men Series

Bond, Meredith

The Ladies' Wagering Whist Society

Bond, Meredith, Bond, Meredith

Love Grows Series

Regent, Renee, Regent, Renee

Eternally Mated

Twombly, Valerie

The Clan MacLaren

Pennick, Nancy

A Chicago Christmas

Wynne, Aubrey

Storm Series

Bond, Meredith

UltraSecurity Series

Bock, J.T., Reed, Barb, Kelly, Stacia, Nelson, Kerri, Hall, Chris, Daven Skinner, Rachel

Fated for Love

Quince, Dayna

The Northumberland Nine Series

Quince, Dayna, Quince, Dayna

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